Article originally published in French on Politis.fr, 1 April 2020 – accessible here

Malik Salemkour, president of Ligue des droits de l’Homme, is concerned about the attacks on civil liberties caused by the state of health emergency. In particular, he warns that there has been a general decline in checks and balances.

Abuses, widespread surveillance, repressive tendencies… in an interview, Malik Salemkour considers the problems that arise in this period of confinement, and the fears that can be nurtured for the future.

Read the full interview in French here